Treat myopia as a disease, speakers say

Treat myopia as a disease, speakers say NEW YORK – Myopia is a disease, two speakers here at Vision Expo East said, and myopia progression should be managed “It’s not just refractive error,” S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO, told attendees during the Global Contact Lens...

Regenerative Medicine Comes of Age

Regenerative Medicine Comes of Age “Anti-Aging Medicine” Sounds Vaguely Disreputable, So Serious Scientists Prefer to Speak of “Regenerative Medicine” MaryAnn Labant Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and genome-editing techniques have facilitated manipulation of...

Evaluating early-onset Stargardt disease

Evaluating early-onset Stargardt disease Gene mutation leads to low vision evaluation By Leo Semes OD FAAO, Chris Lee A 33-year-old male attended to University of Alabama at Birmingham Eye Care complaining of blurry vision with either eye at both distance and near. He...
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